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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 1870

PUBLIC LAW 100-449—SEPT. 28, 1988 "(2) the appropriate official of the government of Canada certifies that the region of Canada from which the animal or meat originated is free from rinderpest and foot-and-mouth disease.".



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(1) A petition requesting action under this section for the purpose of adjusting to the obligations of the United States under the A^*eement may be filed with the United States International Trade Commission (hereafter in this section referred to as the "Commission") by an entity, including a trade association, firm, certified or recognized union, or group of workers, which is representative of an industry. The Commission shall transmit a copy of any petition filed under this paragraph to the United States Trade Representative. (2)(A) Upon the filing of a petition under paragraph (1), the Commission shall promptly initiate an investigation to determine whether, as a result of a reduction or elimination of a duty provided for under the United States-Canada Free-Trade Agreement, an article originating in Canada is being imported into the United States in such increased quantities, in absolute terms, and under such conditions, so that imports of such Canadian article, alone, constitute a substantial cause of serious injury to the domestic industry producing an article like, or directly competitive with, the imported article. (B) The provisions of— (i) paragraphs (2), (3), (4), (6), and (7) of subsection (b), other than paragraph (2)(B), and Cii) subs6ctjioii (c) of section 201 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2251), as in effect on June 1, 1988, shall apply with respect to any investigation initiated under subparagraph (A). (C) By no later than the date that is 120 days after the date on which an investigation is initiated under subparagraph (A), the (Dommission shall make a determination under subparagraph (A) with respect to such investigation. (D) If the determination made by the (Dommission under subparagraph (A) with respect to imports of an article is affirmative, the Commission shall find and recommend to the President the amount of import relief that is necessary to remedy the injury found by the Commission in such affirmative determination, which shall be limited to that set forth in paragraph (3)(C). (E)(i) By no later than the date that is 30 da3rs after the date on which a determination is made under subparagraph (A) with respect to an investigation, the O)mmission shall submit to the President a report on the determination and the basis for the determination. The report shall include any dissenting or separate views and a transcript of the hearings and any briefs which were submitted to the Commission in the course of the investigation initiated under subparagraph (A). (ii) Any finding made under subparagraph (D) shall be included in the report submitted to the President under clause (i). (F) Upon submitting a report to the President under subparagraph (E), the Commission shall promptly make public such report (with the exception of information which the O)minission